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FOX
Oct 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
president is saying oui to a sky-high tax rate. and, american consumers brace for a price bump at the grocery store. first business starts now. you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. good morning. it's monday, october 1st. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: as the fourth quarter gets underway today, the third quarter ends on an up note. the dow rallied more than 4%, with the s&p 500 and nasdaq each pulling in gains of around 6% during the past 3 months. electric car prices are falling. nissan is offering new discounts on the leaf due to slowing sales. the car can go 100 miles on battery power. the chevy volt is also selling at a lower price. buyers are entitled to a tax break. meanwhile, some relief at the gas pump. unleaded gasoline is down a nickle per gallon from last week. and united continental's ceo tells cnbc the airline might follow in delta's tailwinds and buy an oil refinery to save money on jet fuel. larry levin of trading advantage joins us now. larry, here we are. it's the month of october. do investors have re
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 4:00am PDT
. it's expected to contain spending cuts, along with a small rise in taxes. meanwhile, protests continue in greece and spain as those governments plan severe spending cuts on wages and pensions. leaders in spain expect a soft recession and aim for a 4.5 gdp, with an emphasis on cuts versus tax hikes. in greece, government officials approved an austerity package with spending cuts and fresh tax revenues needed to secure eu-imf loans. the government found nearly 400,000 jobs that went un- reported. each year, the labor department revises employment data. a preliminary revision shows 386,000 more jobs were created in the year ending in march than were reported, which means at least an extra 30,000 jobs were added each month, translating into 133.2 million people working versus 132.8. the .03% job gain is within the standard range of revisions. labor relations observers say the u.s. is seeing a rise in labor disputes leading to public protests and walkouts within the last year-and-a-half. in our cover story, why is labor using these tools, and will it continue? from public employees
FOX
Sep 26, 2012 4:00am PDT
the plan, austerity measures that include a freeze on pensions and new taxes. the government also plans to eliminate certain tax breaks. spain is intending to cut 60 billion euros from its budget by the end of 2014. back in the u.s., more signs of a recovery in the housing market. home prices are up for the third month in a row. record low mortgages, a surge in home sales and fewer foreclosures pushed prices up 1.2% in july. the s&p case shiller index notes over the past year prices are up 16% in phoenix, one of the hardest-hit areas by the housing collapse, and 6% in minneapolis and detroit. however, prices dropped compared to last year in atlanta, new york, chicago, and las vegas. staples will shut down more stores. the chain will close 15 stores in the u.s., and 45 stores in europe. staples is attempting to cut costs in order to invest in its online and mobile business. it hopes to save around $250 million by 2015. toys 'r' us begins hiring 45,000 holiday workers this week. that's 5 thousand more than last year. the retailer joins walmart, khol's and target in hiring seasonal worker
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